Master of Education with Special Education Certificate
Alvernia University

Program Details

The Master of Education with Special Education Certificate from Alvernia University prepares educators who hold another teaching certification to be successful in a variety of inclusive special education classroom settings. Participants can choose to specialize in Preschool-Grade 8 or Grades 7-12.

The curriculum focuses on working with students with special needs including learning disabilities, social/emotional disorders, and autism. Courses also cover technology, literacy, and teaching strategies. Participants will complete classroom field experiences.

Course topics covered in this Master’s in Special Education online include:

  • Differentiated instruction in inclusive classrooms
  • Collaboration and legal issues for special educators
  • Assessment and instruction of students with developmental disabilities
  • School law and social advocacy

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Alvernia University is accredited by:

Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Bachelor Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Applicaton Requirements

Criminal Background Check, Occupational License, Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent